The Friends of Community

Head Injury Service


Charity Registration no: 1163310

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Our aims and objectives

The aim of the Friends is to support the Community Head Injury Service in the rehabilitation of people recovering from brain injury.

We, the Friends of CHIS, will endeavour to:

Friends of CHIS - the Trustees:

Chairman : Stuart Townsend

I trained as a nurse and worked neurological rehabilitation and have known a number of the team at the service for many years. Having worked in management in the NHS for 20+ years I have an understand how the various organisations work. Having worked alongside many friends charities I supported the development of the Friends of CHIS prior to be elected Chair.

I now operate my own business undertaking upholstery and furniture restoration.

Treasurer : Paul Bootle

A client of Community Head Injury service since 1998 after a car accident.

Committee Member: Marisa Kegg

Committee Member: Pauline Stone

Can you help us do more for CHIS ?

We need more trustees to help us develop the charity and achieve our aims – find out more on the Get Involved page!

Our members help us to achieve our objectives by planning, running or supporting our events and activities.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Friends, please contact us here

A clients comment.

I have been visiting the team here for more than 20 years probably since 1998 and would like to express my thanks and gratitude for your continued help support and guidance.

Although I am in touch less frequently these days, Andy and the team are always very welcoming and always offer encouragement plus excellent advice and help to move forward with my life.

Things would have been very different without you all, so thanks again.